Associate Professor Gary Sacks

Associate Professor Gary Sacks is a Senior Research Fellow at the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention at Deakin University and a member of the Prevention Centre’s Leadership Executive. His research focuses on policies for the prevention of obesity and related non-communicable diseases. His primary research interests include monitoring and evaluation of policies for improving the healthiness of the food supply, and the political influence of the food industry.

Associate Professor Sacks’ research has been included as part of The Lancet  Series on Obesity in 2011 and 2015, and he has co-authored several global reports for the WHO on obesity prevention. He was recently awarded a Discovery Early Career Research Award for 2016-2018.

Read more about Dr Sacks’ work.